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Permission Manager

Permission Manager

100,000 - 500,000 downloads

Pros
  • Makes easier "unlocking" App Ops feature (built-in permissions manager)
  • Ease of use
Cons
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Expert's Review
7.0
Great

"Manage apps permissions, one by one"

Reviewed by / Nov 20, 2013

Permissions Manager unlocks App Ops, built-in Android 4.3 tool for managing permissions

Permissions have been one of the main privacy and security concerns on Android OS since its first version. Users had to accept apps permissions in batches: in other words, accept a pack of permissions even knowing that some of them were questionable, or reject installing the app. Dramatic choice.

This situation has come to an end on Android 4.3. There's a built-in feature called App Ops, which is a permissions manager that lets you revoke them one by one, while keeping the app installed. Obviously some of those permissions are needed for the app to run properly. Some of them aren't. If you can identify those questionable permissions, you can now disable/enable them from App Ops.

The problem is that App Ops is a hidden feature that requires following some steps to "unlock" it. Permission Manager by Appaholics makes it way easier. You just need to download the app and let it do everything automatically. In addition, it will provide quick access to App Ops. Just swipe to navigate through categories (location, personal, messaging, device), select any app you want to enable/disable permissions and tap on it. There you'll see all permissions listed and toggles to switch them on/off. That easy.

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Developer's original description available here
Android 4.3 ONLY | NO ROOT | NO ADS

Permission Manager allows you to quickly open the hidden App Ops permission screen in Android 4.3 and manage INDIVIDUAL permissions for app.

FEATURES:
-> Open the hidden screen in Android 4.3 to manage permissions
-> Get a list of the most dangerous apps on your phone
-> Single Icon Mode to allow only shortcut
-> Icon choice for shortcut

Upcoming:
-> Detailed analysis of 5 most dangerous apps

Now you can safely stop Facebook from accessing your location, or Angry Birds from accessing the Internet!

Recently changed in this version

Release 5#

- Added Single Icon Mode
- Added icon choice
- Reduced size


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Comments and ratings for Permission Manager
  • (51)

    by 68238916 on 12/10/2014

    SELECTING ANY ITEM OTHER THAN BUY THE PRO. BREAKS THE APP.

  • (51)

    by Mike Anderson on 09/10/2014

    Disappointing

  • (51)

    by Scott Schmit on 07/10/2014

    When attempting manage an application it just crashes. Uninstalling!

  • (51)

    by Nawar N on 03/10/2014

    The bro version doesn't work on s5

  • (51)

    by David Beaudoin on 03/10/2014

    Garbage. Did not allow me to manage my apps permissions. It kept crashing. You have to purchase the pro version to view facebook and other apps.

  • (51)

    by Jeff Rodgers on 27/09/2014

    Shows the top 5, but crashes as soon as I try to open the manager.

  • (51)

    by Scott k on 20/09/2014

    I paid for the PRO. Needs an update or something. It is completely broken.